OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant scored 26 points Friday and ignited Oklahoma City to a quick start that brought the Thunder a 109-94 win over Houston.
The Thunder built a 17-point halftime lead and coasted from there to end a two-game skid. Houston has lost three in a row.
The teams will play again Saturday in Houston in a game that will be Oklahoma City's third in as many nights. The Rockets are in the midst of playing four games in five nights.